9/11 Cancers

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Pays Families Over $1 Billion in Last 5 Years

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Turley, Hansen & Rosasco, LLP has obtained over $60 million dollars from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund for their clients over the last 5 years, and continues to file new claims with the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Lawyer Representation, The Victims' Compensation Fund, VCF Group A Claims, VCF Group B Claims, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

Should 9/11 WTC Victims Take “Cash Advances” on Their Zadroga Victim Compensation Fund Claims?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

In order to protect all other 9/11 heroes, John Feal should disavow on the Fealgood Foundation Facebook site his prior public support of RD Legal Funding Partners, LP.In addition, perhaps Mr. Feal can ask his friends at RD Legal Funding to withdraw this unfortunate lawsuit against a fellow 9/11 hero. It’s the right thing to do.

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Posted under: 9/11 Victim Fund Award Legal Funding, Lawyer Representation, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization

Pope Francis Prays for Victims and Responders at 9/11 Memorial in NYC

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

“So here he [the Pope] comes now to Ground Zero and I’m sure he will once again strongly, strongly condemn those who somehow feel it is their mission, it is somehow part of their perverse ideology to destroy us.”

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Volunteers, Brain Cancer, First Responders, Illnesses Covered, Lawyer Representation, Prostate Cancer, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, Who is considered a "WTC Responder" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Streamlines Claim Process to Further Reduce Delays

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The 9/11 VCF attorneys at Turley, Hansen & Rosasco ask that all those affected by 9/11 across the country to support the effort to Extend the 9/11 James Zadroga Act so that all future 9/11 related cancer victims can obtain medical care and be fully compensated for their economic loss.

Please click here to help protect these heroes. Thank you.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 WTC Pensions, Brain Cancer, cervical cancer, First Responders, Illnesses Covered, Lawyer Representation, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

What Will Happen to Napoli Bern 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Clients During Current Law Firm Crisis?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

“Right now this firm [Napoli Bern] is in a state of total crisis. “It is on the verge of going into free fall to complete disaster” and “the depth of hatred in this instance is extraordinary.”

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, First Responders, Lawyer Representation, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill To Re-open Registration For 9/11 Disability Pension And Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Those who participated in the rescue, recovery and cleanup efforts at Ground Zero between September 11, 2001 and September 11, 2002, are now eligible to preserve their right to file future workers’ compensation claims and ¾ disability pensions should they become sick with a qualifying 9/11 related condition. Claimants must submit a WTC-12 Registration of Participation form no later than the deadline date of September 11, 2014.

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Posted under: 9/11 WTC Pensions, First Responders, Illnesses Covered, Lawyer Representation, Survivors, volunteers

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Releases 2nd Annual Status Report

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

VCF Special Master Sheila Birnbaum recently published an annual report on the overall performance of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund over the past year. The report included a summary of key second year activities as well as the status of filed claims statistics and administrative costs.Over the past year, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund had made much progress by partnering with advocates and and elected officials in reaching out to the 9/11 community about the October 3, 2013 registration deadline.

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Posted under: First Responders, Lawyer Representation, Survivors, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Update: Employees Of New York City Agencies May Find It Easier To Prove Their Presence At Ground Zero

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

This new partnership with NYCERS is good news as Claimants working for these New York City agencies may have been finding it difficult to obtain proof documentation. The general rule is that the VCF requires Claimants to provide two forms of proof. Such proof may include employment records, contemporaneous medical records and witness affidavits. However, if you were an employee of a New York City agency, a member of NYCERS AND filed a WTC-12 Notice of Participation form, you will NOT need to provide the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund with any further documents unless it is requested after the review of your claim.

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Posted under: First Responders, Lawyer Representation, Survivors, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures

Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Makes First Payments!

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal today, the Zadroga Act 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund has begun making its first financial awards.  The first fifteen first responders, with primarily respiratory conditions, were granted total amounts ranging from $10,000 to $1.5 million.  However, at this time recipients will only be given 10% of their award […]

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Posted under: Illnesses Covered, Lawyer Representation, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures

Change in Brooklyn Zadroga Act 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Seminar Dates

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

All upcoming Brooklyn 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund seminars are being held on Tuesdays between 4:30 – 5:00pm. The new correct dates are December 11th and 18th 2012 and January 15th and 22nd 2013.

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Posted under: How long do I have to file a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Illnesses Covered, Lawyer Representation, Survivors, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, What medical benefits and monitoring are provided?, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility